Admissions Events

Admissions Events

Veteran Open Appointments

November 12-15, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (multiple appointment times available each day)

As a way of saying “thank you” for your service to our country and our communities, Penn State New Kensington is offering a week of open appointments specifically designed for veteran students. Opportunities that week include: 

  • Walk-in appointments with admissions and financial aid staff each day (Monday-Thursday) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
  • Application fee waivers and assistance with filling out the application for admission. 
  • Tours of campus and discussion of services available to veteran students, including veteran educational benefits. 

Any questions about this week can be directed to nkadmissions@psu.edu or by calling 724-334-LION (5466). We hope to see you on campus that week, and thank you for your service.

Transfer Student Appointments

January 7-11, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (multiple appointment times available each day)

Join us during the beginning of the new year to meet with an Admissions representative to get valuable information on transfer admission to Penn State New Kensington. Learn about the admissions process, degree programs, financial aid, and receive an unofficial review of credits completed.  Please email your unofficial transcript to nkadmissions@psu.edu at least 24 hours prior to your appointment for review of credits.

As an added bonus for visiting campus, we’ll waive your $65.00 application fee!  

Register for a Transfer Student Appointment:

January 7, 2019

January 8, 2019

January 9, 2019

January 10, 2019

January 11, 2019

Athletics Open House

January 19, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - Athletics Center

Student-athletes and their families are invited to attend the Athletics Open House to learn about the admissions and financial aid process, meet with coaches, explore off-campus housing options, hear from current student-athletes, and tour the campus and athletic facilities. After the program, cheer on the Penn State New Kensington men’s basketball team as they take on Penn State Brandywine.

Register for Athletics Open House

Application Day

January 21, 2019 | 8:00 a.m - 5 p.m. (multiple sessions available)

Join us for Application Day and apply to Penn State for FREE!

Students receive a $65 application fee waiver and listen to brief information sessions about admissions and financial aid. Students that want help with their application are encouraged to register for a specific workshop time. Optional individual appointments with admissions counselors will be available.

Register for the January Application Day

Application Day

February 14, 2019 | 8:00 a.m - 7 p.m. (multiple sessions available)

Join us for Application Day and apply to Penn State for FREE!

Students receive a $65 application fee waiver and listen to brief information sessions about admissions and financial aid. Students that want help with their application are encouraged to register for a specific workshop time. Optional individual appointments with admissions counselors will be available.

Register for the February Application Day

G.R.E.A.T. Program Reception

February 21, 2019 | 5:30 p.m. - Art Gallery

By invitation ONLY.

Students invited to participate in the G.R.E.A.T. Program are welcome to join us for an informative reception.

Come learn more about the G.R.E.A.T. Program and all it has to offer. You will have an opportunity to speak with Penn State staff, current participants in the program, as well as representatives from our company partners.

Stay after to celebrate your acceptance to Penn State while mingling with campus faculty and staff at our Welcome to Penn State event.

Register for G.R.E.A.T. Program Reception

Welcome to Penn State!

February 21, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. - Conference Center

By invitation ONLY.

Students who have been offered admission to Penn State New Kensington and their families can come and celebrate their accomplishments while mingling with campus faculty and staff.

Register for Welcome to Penn State!

Scholarship Breakfast

March 15, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. - Oakmont Country Club

By Invitation ONLY.

For students accepted to Penn State New Kensington receiving a scholarship.

You will have an opportunity to talk with our Chancellor, Dr. Kevin Snider, meet other students who are receiving a scholarship, and get a perspective of our campus from currently enrolled students.

Please bring no more than one guest.

Dress code prohibits any denim, open-toed shoes, shorts, or t-shirts.

Register for Scholarship Breakfast

Spring Open House

April 6, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - Theatre

Prospective students and their families can explore the university, meet with campus staff and faculty, and tour campus with current students.

Come and explore all that Penn State has to offer:

  • Learn about Penn State's 275+ bachelor's and 20+ associate degrees.
  • Learn about admissions, student aid, and student life.
  • Tour the campus with current students.

Lunch will be provided. Advisory Board members and Penn State Alumni will be in attendance.

Register for Spring Open House

Pathway to Success: Summer Start (PaSSS) Information Session

By Invitation ONLY.

April 6, 2019 | 11:30 a.m.- Art Gallery

Join Admissions, Student Aid, Penn State New Kensington faculty, Alumni, and Advisory Board members for catered lunch. Stay for a PaSSS information session to learn about our unique summer start program.

Register for PaSSS Information Session

Accepted Student Reception

By Invitation ONLY.

April 18, 2019 |  Athletic Center

Optional tours: 5:00 p.m. or 5:15 p.m.

Roar & Explore activities: 5:30 p.m.

Dinner: 6:00 p.m.

Students who have been offered admission to Penn State New Kensington and their families can learn about what they need to do between their acceptance and their first day of class.

Students will also enjoy dinner with campus faculty, staff, and students after having fun roaring and exploring through special accepted student activities.

Register for Accepted Student Reception